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Belarus
44 Signatories
3,308,880 Inhabitants
CoM East Signatories in Belarus committed to reduce by 2020:
Emissions of CO2
859,610 tCO2/a
Planting 39,073,177 trees*
Exhaust 551,032 new cars**
Replace 28,770,664 old light bulbs on the LED***
  • *CO2 absorption of a tree - 22 kg CO2 per year
  • **CO2 emission of a new car - 1.56 t CO2 per year
  • ***Replacement of one IL with LED lamp leads to emission reduction of 0.029 t CO2 per year
Energy consumption
1,276,170 MWh/a
Annual consumption of 90,925 households

General information

Official Name: Republic of Belarus

Form of Governance: presidential republic

Capital: Minsk

President: Alyaksandr Lukashenka

Prime Minister: Andrei Kabyakow

Total land area: 207,595 km2

Ethnic groups: Belarusians (83,7%), Russians (8,3%), Poles (3,1%), Ukrainians (1,7%), and other (3,2%)

Languages: Belarusian and Russian

Religions: Eastern Orthodoxy (48.3%), Catholicism (7.1%), Others (3.5%), Not religious (41.1%)

Population: 9 491 800

Urbanization: 77.9% of total population

5 largest cities: Minsk, Homiel, Mahiloŭ, Viciebsk, Hrodna

Sources of information:

Ethnic groups: http://www.belstat.gov.by/en/perepis-naseleniya/perepis-naseleniya-2009-goda/main-demographic-and-social-characteristics-of-population-of-the-republic-of-belarus/changes-in-the-populations-of-the-majority-ethnic-groups/

Religions: http://www.mfa.gov.by/upload/pdf/religion_eng.pdf

Population: http://www.belstat.gov.by/ofitsialnaya-statistika/solialnaya-sfera/demografiya_2/g/chislennost-naseleniya-po-oblastyam-i-g-minsku/

Urbanization: http://www.belarus.by/en/about-belarus/key-facts

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